© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – The greenback was barely down on Monday morning in Asia. None
By Gina Lee
Investing.com – The greenback was barely down on Monday morning in Asia. Nonetheless, the U.S. forex was holding floor in opposition to riskier currencies over contemporary COVID-19 worries and weak European financial information, in flip stretching greenback promoting positions as buyers flip to safe-haven property.
Bets in opposition to the greenback have turn into overcrowded, with U.S. information launched on Friday displaying that web greenback quick positions rising to their highest ranges since Might 2011.
The that tracks the dollar in opposition to a basket of different currencies inched down 0.10% to 90.118 by 11:48 PM ET (4:48 AM GMT).
The pair inched down 0.02% to 103.75.
The pair was up 0.29% to 0.7738. The pair gained 0.32% to 0.7207, with New Zealand investigating its first home COVID-19 case in months.
The pair inched down 0.08% to six.4757.
The pair edged up 0.17% to 1.3708. Knowledge from the U.Ok. additionally confirmed that grew 0.3% month-on-month in December. U.Ok. Prime Minister Boris Johnson additionally stated on Friday that the B117 variant of COVID-19 might be 30% extra lethal, including that stricter journey curbs and continued lockdown measures whereas the an infection fee stays “forbiddingly excessive” might be doable.
Knowledge launched on Friday indicated that financial exercise within the European Union shrank notably in January. The and buying managers indexes got here in at 54.7 and 45 respectively, whereas the got here in at…